Baseball: Minor league journeyman Katoh makes Jays' Opening Day roster

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Utility infielder Gosuke Katoh has reportedly made the Toronto Blue Jays' Opening Day roster after nine seasons in the minors, filling the team's final open 40-man roster spot. Sportsnet's Ben Nicholson-Smith reports that Katoh, who was in camp as a non-roster invitee, will earn a bench spot in Friday's home opener against the Texas Rangers after going 8-for-24 with a home run, two doubles and three RBIs in 14 spring games. "I want to show my determination to win through my plays," Katoh said. "All I do is play baseball. I'm not going to think about anything else. I used to spend too much time...

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